Compact Diesel Engine Repair

This class is designed to give an inexperienced person an understanding of the fundamentals of a diesel engine.

This is a G3 program. Students may qualify for free tuition, fees, and books.  

Women working on car engine


FastForward Credential Program

Program Information

This entry-level course provides the student with diesel engine service requirements and repair techniques. Topics include the theory of diesel engines, diesel engine construction and differences between a diesel and a gasoline engine. Upon completion, students are eligible to sit for the credential exam offered by the Equipment and Engine Training Council.

Contact Hours: 36

Admissions Requirements

  • Be at least 18 years of age on the first day of class.
  • Meet minimum essential functions and standards for program.
  • Attend a coaching appointment and/or information session prior to enrollment.
  • Complete all funding assistance paperwork (if applicable) prior to enrollment.
  • English Language Learners (ELL/ESL): If English is not the first language, prospective students must complete a CASAS assessment with acceptable score prior to program admission. CASAS assessments can be scheduled by emailing at or calling 961-434-5461. Include your first and last name, program of interest, and program start date in your email. Assessment should be completed at least one week prior to program start date. CASAS assessment is also recommended, but not required, for prospective students who feel their reading comprehension needs improvement.

Take the Next Steps

Complete the Workforce Services Student Questionnaire.

Meet with a coach and/or attend a FastForward Funding Session.

Check the schedule page to see when this FastForward program is next offered.